Spanish automaker SEAT has begun airlifting products, including steering wheels and airbags, from a nearby supplier to its Martorell plant – just outside of Barcelona – in a bid to speed up its manufacturing process.
The products are stored in a carbon-fibre capsule and then loaded onto the drone using an electromagnet.
The drone has a 1.7-metre diameter and will can fly almost 100 metres above ground level at speeds up to 25mph.
SEAT today is the only major Spanish car manufacturer with the ability and infrastructure to develop its own cars in-house.
Volkswagen Group currently controls the 69 year Spanish automaker. The Auto giant is also the owner of Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Skoda, MAN, Scania, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Ducati.